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Packers list RBs Aaron Jones and AJ Dillon among seven questionable for Sunday | Week 15 Injury Report

LB Quay Walker is questionable to return vs. Buccaneers; WR Christian Watson doubtful

RB Aaron Jones; RB AJ Dillon
RB Aaron Jones; RB AJ Dillon

GREEN BAY – The Packers have listed running backs Aaron Jones (knee) and AJ Dillon (thumb) among seven questionable for Sunday's matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Green Bay's other five questionable players are linebacker Quay Walker (shoulder), safety Darnell Savage (shoulder), cornerbacks Jaire Alexander (shoulder) and Eric Stokes (hamstring), and receiver Dontayvion Wicks (ankle).

Receiver Christian Watson (hamstring) is doubtful after not practicing this week. Of Green Bay's seven questionable players, Savage is the only individual who didn't practice this week.

Speaking with reporters Thursday, Jones was optimistic about his chances of playing against the Buccaneers. The former Pro Bowler has missed six games this year due to hamstring and knee injuries.

Dillon returned to practice on Friday with a modified cast over his right hand from the thumb injury he sustained on the final offensive possession of Monday night's game against the New York Giants. The fourth-year running back has yet to miss an NFL game due to injury.

"We're kind of working through it right now," said Head Coach Matt LaFleur of Dillon's availability. "They had it padded up pretty good. We'll just see where we're at with that."

Depending on the availability of Jones and Dillon, Green Bay could turn to Patrick Taylor and Kenyan Drake. Taylor had six touches for 52 yards against New York.

Alexander has practiced in a limited capacity for the past month but not played in a game since injuring the shoulder during Green Bay's 20-3 win over the Los Angeles Chargers.

Walker sat out against the Giants but returned to practice Thursday.

Stokes has practiced in full the past two weeks but remains on injured reserve with a designation to return. The third-year cornerback would need to be activated to the 53-man roster in order to play Sunday.

Green Bay didn't issue a game status for the following players who are all expected to be available: guard Elgton Jenkins (shoulder), linebacker Kingsley Enagbare (tore), cornerback Keisean Nixon (quadricep), safety Jonathan Owens (knee), receiver Jayden Reed (ankle), and defensive tackle T.J. Slaton (quadricep).

The Buccaneers have ruled out cornerback Carlton Davis (groin) and defensive lineman William Gholston (knee/ankle), and listed defensive tackle Vita Vea (toe) and safety Ryan Neal (back) as doubtful.

Tampa Bay listed four players questionable: receiver Chris Godwin (knee), long snapper Zach Triner (elbow), cornerback Jamel Dean (ankle/foot) and linebacker Devin White (foot).

"He's a monster," LaFleur said of Vea. "There's not too many guys who are his size that are that athletic. He's a tough guy to move in the run game and in the pass game he has some unbelievable quickness and power."

Green Bay Packers

Table inside Article
Player, Pos. Injury *WED. THURS. FRI. GAME STATUS
Jaire Alexander, CB Shoulder LP LP LP Questionable
AJ Dillon, RB Thumb DNP DNP LP Questionable
Kingsley Enagbare, LB Toe LP LP LP --
Elgton Jenkins, G/T Shoulder LP DNP LP --
Aaron Jones, RB Knee LP LP LP Questionable
Keisean Nixon, CB Quadricep LP LP LP --
Jonathan Owens, S Knee LP LP LP --
Jayden Reed, WR Ankle LP LP LP --
Darnell Savage, S Shoulder DNP DNP DNP Questionable
T.J. Slaton, DL Quadricep LP LP LP --
**Eric Stokes, CB Hamstring FP FP FP Questionable
Quay Walker, LB Shoulder DNP LP LP Questionable
Christian Watson, WR Hamstring DNP DNP DNP Doubtful
Dontayvion Wicks, WR Ankle DNP LP LP Questionable

* The Packers did not practice on Wednesday; participation reports are an estimation.

** Designated to Return from Injured Reserve - Currently within 21-day practice window

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Table inside Article
Player, Pos. Injury *WED. THURS. FRI. GAME STATUS
Carlton Davis, CB Groin DNP DNP DNP Out
Jamel Dean, CB Ankle / Foot LP FP FP Questionable
Will Gholston, DL Knee / Ankle DNP DNP DNP Out
Chris Godwin, WR Knee DNP DNP FP Questionable
Ryan Neal, S Back DNP DNP DNP Doubtful
Zach Triner, LS Elbow DNP DNP FP Questionable
Vita Vea, NT Toe DNP DNP DNP Doubtful
Devin White, LB Foot DNP FP FP Questionable

* The Buccaneers conducted a walk-through on Wednesday. The practice report is an estimation